[TUHS] [OT] Re: earliest Unix roff
usotsuki at buric.co
Fri Sep 20 07:46:13 AEST 2019
On Thu, 19 Sep 2019, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> Serious question:
> Which is better, creating a whole new binary to put in /usr/bin to do a
> single task, or add a flag to cat?
> Which is better, a proliferation of binaries w/standalone source code, or a
> single code tree that can handle slightly different tasks and save space?
> art k.
I would argue that the more "Unix" way to do it is have the multiple
binaries. One job, one tool, and chain them together to make bigger
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